Nurse study indicates possible air pollution link to autism

06/18/2013 | Huffington Post, The · Disability Scoop

An analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study found that living in areas with the highest levels of diesel particulates or mercury during pregnancy was associated with increased risk of having a child with autism. Prenatal exposure to other pollutants such as lead, manganese and hard metals also was tied to increased odds of autism, researchers reported in the Environmental Health Perspectives.

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